The Mercedes-Benz pick-up truck is only set to go on sale in 2018, but Stuttgart is getting the party started way early by teasing a concept version that will be unveiled tomorrow, October 25.

As announced last year, it will be developed in collaboration with Nissan, but the video above shows that the three-pointed star version will be quite a bit more than just an NP300 Navara wearing a Mercedes get-up for Halloween. There’s been quite a significant redesign, and Mercedes’ effort doesn’t appear to share any exterior panels with the Nissan.

At the front, there are sharp LED High Performance headlights that look to have been nicked from the AMG GT sports car, flanking a massive single-bar grille with the dinner-plate tristar badge front and centre. A full-width U-shaped air intake sits underneath, making it less utilitarian-looking than both the Navara and the Renault Alaskan which it also shares its underpinnings with.

The side view bears a closer resemblance to the Nissan due to what appear to be shared windows, although the flanks do appear to carry fuller surfacing on the Mercedes, while the rear end features a diffuser and (likely fake) twin exhaust exits. Finishing the look are enormous AMG-style multi-spoke alloy wheels, like the kind found on our Hafriz Shah’s C 300 AMG Line, albeit with six lugs.

We already know that the truck, which will only be available in a double cab configuration, will be powered by Mercedes’ own 3.0 litre turbodiesel V6 producing 258 hp and 620 Nm. The company claims that it will be a real premium offering befitting the badge, although there will also be more utilitarian versions (with a washable interior, no less) that will be more suited for traders and workmen.